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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Feb 27, 2020

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Trace fall from Grace

- FullyNoded corrections - consider donating here

- @6102bitcoin infographics on taint, chainalysis, and blacklisting

- Zebedee releases developer SDK 

- Whirlpool usage second monthly ATH in a row 

- Whirlpool mobile released 

- Casa bitcoin inheritance...

Feb 25, 2020

Join Marty as he sits down with Paul Sztorc, the man behind Drivechains and Bitcoin Hivemind, to discuss:

- Proof of Work v. Proof of Stake

- Bitcoin's fee market

- How it may develop in the future

- Is Bitcoin our only shot? 

- Drivechains

- Why people don't like Drivechains

- Why their concerns are valid + invalid


Feb 20, 2020

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bisq v1.2.6 adds support for L-BTC 

- Bisq volume up 2.6x YoY 

- Zeus v0.2.1 

- RTL v0.6.5 

- c-lightning v0.8.1 

- ColdCard firmware v3.1.0 adds support for HSM mode called ckbunker 

- Fully Noded 2 released on testflight 

- BTCSessions build your own node walkthrough

Feb 19, 2020

Join Marty as he sits down with Leigh Cuen, Senior Reporter at CoinDesk, to discuss:

- Leigh's journey to covering this beat

- Competing narratives in the cryptocurrency world

- Bitcoin v. Ethereum

- How people are using each

- How each project is approaching adoption

- The state of media

- VC funded media incentives


Feb 13, 2020

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Dropbit CEO arrested for running a centralized mixing service called Helix and a dark market search engine called Grams 

- Self payments lightning privacy proposal 

- Coldcard releases PSBT Faker tool for testing 

- Tor Browser v9.0.5 

- Tails v4.3 

- Wasabi implements Apple Code